SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

María José Romero

  • Research


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María José Romero
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Thesis title:
Re-examining public-private partnerships (PPPs) across health and education - How global policy making processes articulate with the domestic policy sphere in Peru and Uganda (working title)
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María José Romero is a PhD candidate in Development Economics at SOAS University of London. She has a BA and MSc in political science from the University of the Republic of Uruguay. Since 2012 she has worked for the European Network on Development (Eurodad), a Brussels-based non-governmental organisation, as a Policy and Advocacy Manager on publicly-backed private finance and development finance institutions. This includes extensive work on public-private partnerships (PPPs) and blended finance at the European and global level. She has authored several articles and civil society reports on development finance and comparative politics in Latin America.


  • European Network on Debt and Development (Eurodad)


  • development finance
  • international financial institutions